STA, 16 October 2018 - The governing council of the Agency for Communications Networks and Services, the national telecoms regulator, has proposed the dismissal of director Tanja Muha due to the controversial awarding of spectrum for experimental next-generation wireless services to the shopping mall operator BTC.
The 2018 ITTF Para World Championships started today in Laško-Celje. The four-day competition will see athletes competing for 21 different singles titles.
STA, 16 October 2018 - Joining World Food Day calls to eradicate hunger globally, Agriculture Minister Aleksandra Pivec has highlighted the need for a change of practices in food production and environmental protection. Changes, albeit slow, are also under way in Slovenia, which produced 53% of the food available in the country in 2016.
Visitors from South Korea are the number one tourists to Slovenia from East Asia, a trend that looks likely to continue with the growing presence of television crews from the peninsula working in the country. In addition to Black Knight, which launched earlier this year, in recent weeks the capital has also been shown in Asia in a show that follows the exploits of a K-Pop band, Red Velvet (레드벨벳).
An article on the website European Eye on Radicalization, written by Matteo Pugliese, does a good job of putting in context the recent sight of Andrej Šiško and his armed militia, as reported here last month, whose Štarjerska Guard identified themselves with the idea of a “Greater Slovenia”, as seen in the 19th century map by Peter Kozler shown below.
STA, 15 October 2018 - A Slovenian architect who moved to Argentina in 1924 has left an important mark on the city that currently hosts the Summer Youth Olympic Games. Viktor Sulčič is one of the designers of the La Bombonera football stadium in Buenos Aires and he also came up with the nickname for the home of the popular Boca Juniors club.